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My Vegan Story: How I Became Vegetarian At 8 Years Old

My plant-powered journey began more than 2 decades ago. I was just 8 years old sitting at the dinner table when I made the connection between the hunk of lamb on my plate and the sweet animals I loved. At that time I didn’t know about factory farms, about the negative health implications of meat,…

When someone says that they’re disenchanted with politics or that “politics” has gotten them down, I can only assume they’re on the sidelines rather in the trenches. Politics is not separate from who we are as citizens; we are affected—all of us, animals included—by politics, so to feel down about politics means you’re not owning…